We were up an about early, the dogs were 'mungry' and managed to oust Joe from the sack to feed them at five..so we had breakfasted and got some laundry done before setting off to Prickwillow.
Early morning view from Yarwood's side hatch
1912 steam driven fire pump. The wheels were adding in the 1930's and the pump was towed behind a lorry by then.
The steam engine was built in London
Once we were in the museum there was a program of engine running, each engine being fired up for a 30 minute run.
We met Amy and James of Nb. Lucky Duck at the museum and shared a brief food/drink break before looking at the engines and watching a two cylinder diesel being started by heating the cylinder heads with raging paraffin fires...primitive but effective nevertheless.
An immaculate 1950's MG TD
I was promised one of these by my Father when I wasn a child...he would get me one when I learnt to drive...still waiting however.